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>> i was in my work area and my boss came running in and told me to stay put because there is a guy running around with a gun. >> it was my first time for anything like this. >> absolutely terrifying moments after a man with a gun and opened fire on a doctor inside johns hopkins hospital. it is one of the world's premier institutions, but today, security measures are being called into question after amend being briefed on his mother's condition pulled a gun from his waistband and shot the doctor. it is a sprawling campus with more than 40 billings, but the nelson building became a crime scene today. >> we have learned that the doctor, who was shot in the upper abdomen, is in stable condition. the hopkins medical campus is getting back to some normalcy to night after a day the hospital
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will never forget. at one of the best hospitals in the world, one of the worst things happen. >> there were snipers out in front. we were all locked down. >> a host of police, fire, and swat team member swarmed johns hopkins hospital around 11:00 thursday morning. a man police initially a identified as warren davis was discussing his mother's medical condition with her doctor on the eighth four of the nelson building. for some reason, davis gets upset, pulls out a gun and shoots the doctor, later identified as david cohen. >> the doctor collapsed just outside the doorway of the room. mr. davis was last seen running into the room, brandishing a handgun in the direction of his mother, who was confined to the dead. >> we later learned warren davis is an alias. the gunman's real name is paul
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pardus. officials said the rest of the hospital was going about the rest of this business, despite law-enforcement taking over the rest of the streets below. police learned that one of 30 that something had happened. -- learned at 1:30 that something had happened. >> we are treating this case as a murder-suicides. the question became, how does someone walked into the hospital with a gun on its head? officials say paul pardus checked again and got a wristband. and hopkins, there are no metal 80tectors at any of the late entrances and exits. next to put a magnetometer at each of 80 doris, and the required force that would be needed to staff the magnetometers, is not realistic. >> because of the shootings,
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hopkins security officials promised to take a second look at it security procedures. as for why the shooting happened, it is believed that paul pardus was emotionally distraught and overwhelmed by his mother's condition. >> with more than 30,000 employees, johns hopkins medicine is among the state's largest employers, certainly the largest private employer in baltimore city. many of the employees were evacuated, and once they learned of the news, it came as quite a shock. >> to see a lot of police cars, security guards just running around frantic, it was kind of chaotic, nobody knowing what was going on. eventually, they started walking horse, telling people they could not get in or out -- a started blocking doors. >> i would never expect this, because this hospital is well secured and protected.
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it is just crazy and ridiculous for something like this to happen. >> i feel like i am in a movie. >> the doctor is expected to survive his gunshot wound. we are learning more tonight about both dr. david cohen and his attacker. we continue our team coverage, live with new details. >> dr. david cohen underwent several hours of surgery this afternoon, and as you said, he is expected to make a for recovery. he is 45 years old and has been in the medical field for nearly 20 years. dr. david cohen has been a licensed physician since 1995, specializing in orthopedic and spine surgery at johns hopkins hospital. according to the hospitals website, he went to medical school at rochester university and did his postgraduate work at johns hopkins. he was rushed to surgery and operated on for at least five hours.
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>> jennifer was done to find out that the victim was actually her neighbor. >> i was very sad, and just really upset to know that it is someone so close to where i live in this area. >> the shooter is that in a bite as 50-year-old paul pardus. court records show he has gone by the aliases warren davis, leo davis, and leo david. he had a bankruptcy filing 12 years ago. neighbors at his home in arlington, virginia, saw him often and say he was a loving, caring son to his mother, who had been ill for some time. >> he is to take care of his mother. he would come home and take her to the doctor. i cannot believe he shot her. i cannot believe this. this is crazy. >> never say that his mother
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lived with him, and he has been on family medical leave since june of this year. before that, he was driving a bus in the d.c. area, serving people with physical disabilities. he carried a concealed weapon permit in the state of virginia since 2006. he did have to pass a background check to see that permit. we need to receive that permit. >> many of you shared your concerns -- he had to pass a background check to receive that permit. keep up with the stories and latest developments overnight on the investigation is ongoing for three suspects who sexually
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assaulted a woman. police released a composite sketch of one of the suspects. the attack happened around 2:30 a.m. on saturday. that is when the victim said she was dragged into the woods and sexually assaulted. if you have any information on this case or who the suspect may be, you are urged to call anne arundel county police. tonight, two people are in custody, accused of holding a woman against her will for nearly a year. they are charged with attempted murder, assault, and false imprisonment. police say on august 25, to people picked up the victim in baltimore city after seeing her condition. before police could talk to her, she slipped into a coma. >> on september 9, the victim "
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from a coma and was able to talk to police investigators. she told investigators that for the past year that she had been held captive in an apartment and that she had been beaten over that time by the suspects in this case. >> police say the suspects kept the woman locked inside a bathroom at home in the 100 block of burberry drive and was only given food to reach three times a week. her one-year-old child was being raised by one of the suspects. detectives say her entries are extensive. >> the victim suffered from multiple injuries, everything from her eyes being injured to her ribs being injured, to having a fracture tailbone, to having multiple bruises and scratches and cuts, including her upper lip being damaged.
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>> police said the suspects were using the victims bankcard to collect her social security money. they are currently being held without bail. the victim is in critical condition, and her child is in hands of social services. police are searching for anyone who may have additional information in this case. you are urged to contact baltimore county police. the search is over for a man who escaped police custody with his pregnant girlfriend. paul palme and geena distefano were arrested about 40 miles south of seattle. police said that, made up -- police said that palmer made up a medical emergency to break free. he now faces additional charges. a man who police accused of fleeing the scene of an arm robbery in northeast baltimore
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is now in custody. authorities say two men held up the pharmacy at a shopping center yesterday. desiccators a police arrived on the scene after the guard reportedly fired several shots at the armed suspect. police said they recovered one weapon. the names of the suspects have not been released. two men behind bars, accused of stealing $3.5 million worth of metals. police arrested james robinson and thomas jefferson connected with the commercial burglary last week. police say the men stole more than 500 tons of nickel and chrome, --, used to make stainless steel. in tonight's commitment 2010 coverage, the second ad has been released in total road map to 2020.
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it was described as the former governor's tenure vision for the state. it was a busy day at the city's board of elections. workers were counting absentee ballots. the latest numbers show gregg bernstein hold his lead on patricia jessamy, but there is still not clear winner in the race for city state's attorney. jayne miller has more. >> there were no hanging chats, but certainly enough lawyers in the room to bring to mind bush vs. gore. more than 1600 absentee ballots in the city state's attorney's race. at jessamy camp is trying to overcome challenger gregg bernstein lead in the race. they only lost ground with the absentee count. >> we have 795 bernstein, jessamy 727. bernstein had increased his lead when it was finished.
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lawyer warren brown called on pat jessamy to concede. >> most people are looking for some finality associated with this, so we would hope that ms. jessamy would just go ahead and concede, and recognize the inevitability of her loss. >> delegate kurt anderson suggested the race is over. >> at this point it seemed certain that mr. bernstein is going to maintain his lead. >> but jessamy is not budging. her lawyer late this afternoon by a request with election officials for specific documents about tuesday night's vote, an indication of possible legal challenges in the works. >> gregg bernstein release the statement. we are pleased to see that the absentee results continue to be consistent with the final election day results, and look forward to the certification of the election. i thank all the well-wishers and supporters who have contacted us over the past few days.
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coming up, are your e-mail accounts really safe? how about old accounts that you don't use anymore? we take a closer look at how those older accounts could put you at risk. >> a second line of showers and some heavy storms moving in our direction. we will see how that impacts the upcoming weekend forecasts. 67 degrees at b.w.i. marshall and 69 downtown right now. and 69 downtown right now.
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>> had it ever canceled an e- mail account? you probably assume your information was erased and hopefully deleted. that is not necessarily the case. it could put your e-mail at risk of being hijacked. >> michael was startled to check and email one day and find spam mail from himself, from an
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old aol account he thought he had close teen years ago. >> i received an e-mail message sent from my instant messenger account to my complete address book that i had at aol, which included my current e-mail address. that is the only way i knew it was used fraudulently, or even being used at all. >> michael's said he cancelled the paid account back in 1999. >> i terminated our agreement with aol, stopped paying the yearly maintenance fee, and i expected everything to be finalized and finish. >> he said he never gave it another thought and assume his information would be deleted. instead, the paid account was converted to a free aol account and instead of being erased, his account was essentially put into cyber limbo, and someone stole it. his account.ijacked i
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>> who would want to hijack an e-mail account? a computer expert says the answer may surprise you. >> it is not typically organized crime in the u.s., is sponsored by the russian government and the chinese government. they will not a bit to it ever, but that is it is. >> my access to ever hijacked his e-mail account got a hold a lot of personal liberation. >> why did they still have my e- mail address, contact lists, financial information, all that compromising personal information? my concern is, what is l.l. hanging onto it for 10 years? -- why is a well hanging onto it? >> is too time-consuming into expensive. they just let us with some where it that makes it so you can not log into the account anymore, unless you want to reactivated. so the data is usually still
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there. >> mike says after repeatedly calling aol, he was finally able to speak to a human being after pretending to want to set up new service. he said he was able to reset the password on that old account, cancel it once again, and feels confident the situation has resolved, because he has not received any more spam mail from himself. experts say the best way to protect yourself is to pick strong passwords. >> a representative from aol says after customer cancels an account, the company generally purchased the intermission after one year. she adds, aol does monitor accounts for suspicious activity. for advice on how to pick a strong password, you can go to our website, >> now, your insta-weather
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forecast with chief meteorologist tom tasselmyer. >> the radar is switched over to lightning mode. you can see a number of lightning strikes in our area at this hour, coming across western maryland towards hagerstown. they were associated with a second batch of showers and storms. this is the line of storms that was kicking of some nasty storms over in eastern ohio. there are some mornings now in western maryland for parts of frederick county. gusty winds are possible and of course that dangerous lightning associated with a cluster of storms as well. you can expect one last little shot of some thunder and heavy downpours as the storms cut across the baltimore metro area in the next hour or so. we have not had a whole bunch of rain at bwi marshall, but it was a warm enough day to get these thunderstorms popping up into the mid 80's in most spots
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before the showers cool things off. warnings in effect for frederick and washington county. computer model data shows the last of the storms winding down and moving down toward ocean city by morning. we may see a little patchy fog will form as we head toward dawn. we can see this front coming in from western maryland, picking up the storms ahead of the front. high pressure stretches back to chicago, delivering a beautiful star to the upcoming weekend. -- a beautiful start to the upcoming weekend. it looks like we are back to a dry pattern after tonight's rain moves out. sunshine, breezy, less humid tomorrow.
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whence on the day at the northwest at 5-10 knots. a couple of lingering showers, only 65 for the high, and if you are heading for western maryland, the rest of the weekend looks decent except for that little sprinkle sunday afternoon. we may get to the mid 80's on the lower eastern shore. hurricane carla making its way toward the mexican coastline. that should move inland and weaken. gillian looks like she is losing steam, but igor is the one to watch. it is still a very strong hurricane. the eye has been diminishing and then coming back. it is still drifting in the direction of bermuda. it is a category 3 hurricane, 125 mile an hour winds at that center of the storm. it should get close to bermuda sometime sunday afternoon or evening. it should pass right through the region sunday evening before it weakens and moves off to the
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north. potential problems for bermuda from igor reading through on sunday evening. our forecast calls for temperatures in the low 80's for friday, saturday, and sunday. it looks like a stretch of dry weather will carry us to the middle of next week. >> the ravens i will not have much added fuel from anyone saying the wrong thing. we will talk about that next in sports. >> tonight's jackpot is an estimated annuity of $1,700,000. here are your numbers for tonight. 22-4-41-2-6-3. if no one matches all six
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numbers on one line of a ticket, the jackpot climbs to $1,750,000. next drawing is monday night.
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>> the ravens have a lot of talent on the mend this week. but there is webb had no limitations in the workout today. it looks like a focus back to the basics, blocking, tackling, especially tackling. pete gilbert has more. >> is a good thing ray lewis has lost a step. otherwise destined may never have gotten up. a clean, punishing blow that led the rest of the league know that ray lewis remains a force with which you must reckon. explain my position, that is my job. >> the ravens' win over the jets, but the most important tackle came from the anti-ray lewis, then cook. second quarter monday night, he
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encountered one last hurdle. sam cooke took winner to the ground like a veteran linebacker. >> the opportunity presented itself, and he came through for us in a big way. >> it saved a touchdown and possibly the game for baltimore. >> you start to figure it out, like if i had not done that, you are right, it would have been a touchdown and we definitely would have lost the game. >> i don't know how you guys do it. each and every play, if i make one tackle, i feel like a train just hit me. >> you have to love a guy willing to sacrifice for the greater good and do it well. >> and do it honestly, too, at least in the admission of how much it hurts. this week, the ravens and bingles lobbing complement's at each other. chad ochocinco only once to talk
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football. his new counterpart, terrell owens, has gone low-key, too. he had nothing but respect for ray lewis and the ravens defense. >> they obviously are led by ray lewis and they fly around -- that has been made up of that team. i think everyone knows that defensively they try to impose their presence throughout the game. you just have to go out there and play smash mouth football with them. >> who are you and what have you done with terrell owens? several area high schools have pushed their games up by one day this week. the game of the week, towson and delaney. first quarter, delaney down seven. a 20 yard gain, keeps the drive alive. on to the second quarter, same drive that, chris davis bounced
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off the guard into the touchdown. second quarter, m. j. preston on the run and will get all the way down to the five before he gets pushed out of bounds. towson did not labor. damon jones around left side, untouched. telson goes on to beat delaney, 27-12. annapolis hosting glen burnie, annapolis in blue. pickup the action first quarter. watson on the sweet, cut it back, picks his way through traffic. 15 yards for the touchdown, 7-0 panthers. same play, different playmaker. keith collins cutting back with a lot of room to run. 75 yards for the touchdown. annapolis is up 14-6 in front of glen burnie. sean woodland it's the third score as he tied ropes down the
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sideline into the end zone. annapolis beat glen burnie 28-20 annapolis beat glen burnie 28-20 for the
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everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. we didn't raise taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician. definitely. >> another round of showers and storms in the next hour or so, and then it clears out for the upcoming weekend. >> that's our news, thanks for joining us. we have a rebroadcast for you at midnight on wbal plus. midnight on wbal plus.
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my commute home to the eastern shore every night only takes an hour but that's more time than congress spends reading massive spending bills, it's crazy. that's why i wrote a law that requires 72 hours to read every bill. i read the big bills and i said no. no to the $3 trillion budget, no to the bank bailout, and no to the health care bill. at home you would never pay a bill without reading it neither should congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message because i'm proud to be ranked one of the most independent members of congress. an

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